publication . Article . 2017

The accuracy of polyuria, polydipsia, polyphagia, and Indian Diabetes Risk Score in adults screened for diabetes mellitus type-II

BK Radhe; Vikrant Pagar; Vivek Behere; Poonam Thakur; Harshal Rajaram Jadhav; Shivshakti Dattatray Pawar;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jan 2017 Journal: Medical Journal of Dr. D.Y. Patil University (issn: 0975-2870, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Medknow Publications
Context: The World Health Organization report suggests that over 19% of the world's diabetic population currently resides in India. Unfortunately, >50% of the diabetics in India are unaware about their diabetic status. In the poor income country like India, it is essential to use cost-effective methods for screening for diabetes, and traditionally using three classical symptoms and Indian Diabetes Risk Score (IDRS) tool is helpful but, data regarding their diagnostic accuracy is very less. Objective: (1) To assess the diagnostic accuracy of polyuria, polydipsia, polyphagia, and IDRS for detecting diabetes. Settings and Design: Six hundred and seventy-seven adult...
free text keywords: Diabetes mellitus type II, Indian Diabetes Risk Score, polyphagia, polyuria, polydipsia, Medicine, R, medicine.symptom, Positive predicative value, Diabetes risk, Postprandial, Population, education.field_of_study, education, Internal medicine, medicine.medical_specialty, business.industry, business, Surgery, Diabetes mellitus, medicine.disease
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